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    Stanley Kubrick

    Jew Score:
    11

    I4

    O2

    K5
    July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999

    In "The Shining", directed by Stanley Kubrick, the main character, played by Jack Nicholson (Not a Jew), trades his soul for a drink and then attempts to murder his wife and son. It's a happy tale.

    Don't agree? Then take it up with the director. According to Nicholson, Kubrick called his film optimistic because "anything that says there's anything after death is ultimately an optimistic story."

    With that belief in mind, it kind of makes sense that, although he was born in a Jewish family, Kubrick moved away from death-as-end-all Judaism toward afterlife-or-nothing Christianity and started celebrating Christmas with his wife and family. But then, there are reports that Kubrick was an atheist, so maybe...

    Well, it's all academic now. Kubrick passed on ten years ago so he's not telling. (Unless he is now a ghost, and, much like in "The Shining", communication with ghosts is possible...)

    But if death really is a happy ending, well, at least Stanley Kubrick now knows for sure.

    Verdict: Jew.

    November 12, 2009

    See Also Score Profiled
    Kirk Douglas 13 August 22, 2008
    Vladimir Nabokov 6 November 17, 2009
    Mike Nichols 12 August 23, 2010
    Jack Nicholson 5 August 19, 2011
    Peter Sellers 11 April 23, 2012
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